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Global Bean July meeting

Global Bean July meeting

On Thursday 14 of July is our next partners meeting at 15:30 (CEST), followed by an inspiring cooking session with pulses at 17:00 (CEST). Claudia (heldenküche) and Cecilia (Bean Beat) have put together an inspiring program and we are very much looking forward to both...

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Introduction to the Legume Hub

Introduction to the Legume Hub

What is the Legume Hub?  Who does it serve?  How can you get involved? Watch our introduction video! The purpose of the Legume Hub is to empower all interested in the development of legume crop production and use by providing access to validated knowledge. It is a...

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World Soybean Research Conference, 18-23 June 2023

World Soybean Research Conference, 18-23 June 2023

The World Soybean Research Conference (WSRC11) will take place in Vienna, Austria, on 18 - 23 June 2023.   Dear colleagues and guests, on behalf of the conference committees and the Donau Soja Association, the hosting institution, I feel truly honored and...

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      An innovative approach for the assessment of Bulgarian soybean cultivars

      The evaluation of climate plasticity and content of free amino acids, sugars and fatty acids in Bulgarian soybean cultivars were used as an innovative approach. The field performance, expression and metabolomic profiles of leaves, green seeds and mature seeds of plants grown from low temperature pre-treated and not-treated seeds were assessed by real-time qu...

      How to delink the UK’s soybean imports and livestock supply chains from deforestation in the Amazon

      About 57 percent of the soybeans imported by the UK for animal feed comes from Brazil. However, Brazilian soybean production is one of the drivers of the Amazon's deforestation, which has increased significantly sincte 2019. Cecar Revoredo-Giha and Montserrat Costa-Font discuss the options for the UK to make its livestock production sustainable.

      Testing soil for legume fatigue

      Among legume crops, forage peas and field beans show the most symptoms of legume fatigue. This is due to infestation with Didymella, Fusarium, Aphanomyces and other root rot pathogens as a result of over-cultivation of peas or other legumes such as lupines, field beans, vetches, red clover or lucerne. A heavy infestation may lead to a total loss of the peas ...

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            Plant proteins in ruminant nutrition

            Dr Lorna MacPherson presents on the role plant proteins in ruminant diets. The slides were presented as part of a workshop on plant proteins.

            Plant proteins in food policy

            Professor Mads Fischer-Moller's presentation focuses on how is approaching plant proteins for human consumption. The slides were presented as part of a workshop on plant proteins.

            Pulses in monogastric rations

            Professor Jos Houdijk's presentation focuses on the opportunities for replacing soya with other legumes. The slides were presented as part of a workshop on plant proteins.